NEW DELHI: On Thursday, anti-Brahmin slogans were claimed to have been written at several places in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus. Many of its pictures are also going viral on social media.
Student claimed that the walls in the School of International Studies-II building were vandalised with slogans against Brahmin and Baniya communities.
Meanwhile, the administration has condemned the incident, saying that School of International Studies and Grievances Committee has been asked to inquire and submit a report to Vice Chancellor Santishree D Pandit at the earliest
A statement has also come from the JNU administration on this matter.
Delhi | The Vice-Chancellor has taken serious note of the incident of defacement of walls & faculty rooms by some unknown elements in SIS, JNU. The Dean, School of International Studies & Grievances Committee have been asked to inquire & submit a report to VC at the earliest: JNU pic.twitter.com/5YFvrLWhjc— ANI (@ANI) December 2, 2022
According to a copy of the statement available with news agency, “The Vice-Chancellor has taken note of the issue of slogan writing by unknown persons on the walls and faculty rooms. The Dean of the School of International Studies and the Complaints Committee at the earliest.” It has been asked to investigate and submit a report.”
JNU has said that VC Shantisree D. Pandit has once again reiterated zero tolerance against any kind of violence in the university campus.
“The Dean, School of International Studies and Grievances Committee have been asked to inquire and submit a report to the VC at the earliest. JNU stands for inclusion and equality. The VC reiterates zero tolerance for any kind of violence on campus, it added.
RSS-affiliated Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad accused the left of the vandalisation.
“ABVP condemns the rampant vandalisation of academic spaces by communist goons. The communists have written abuses on the walls of JNU in the School of International Studies- II building. They have defaced chambers of free-thinking professors to intimidate them,” said ABVP JNU President Rohit Kumar.
“We believe that academic spaces must be used for debates and discussion and not for poisoning the society and students’ community,” Kumar added.